Penn Relays acceptances are out and there’s good news for 22 South Jersey boys and girls!!!!!

Fourteen girls and eight boys from South Jersey are headed to the Penn Relays to compete in their specialties!

The high school individual acceptances were announced Monday. Athletes had until midnight Saturday night to qualify. The qualifying window included only the indoor season and the first weekend of outdoors. For events not contested indoors (javelin, discus, intermediates), athletes are allowed to qualify using marks from last spring.

The full list of acceptances is here: https://pennrelaysonline.com/Registration/HSAcceptances.aspx

Acceptances for the 3,200-meter relay and distance medley will be announced next Monday.

The 125th annual Penn Relays, the oldest annual track meet in the world, is scheduled for April 25-27 at Franklin Field on the West Philadelphia campus of the University of Pennsylvania.

Here’s a look at South Jersey’s 22 qualifiers:

BOYS
3,000-Meter Run

*Kevin Antczak, Mainland Regional [PR 9:18.59 (3,200 meters)]
*Martin Riddell, Haddonfield [PR 9:18.81 (3,200 meters)]

400-Meter Hurdles
Quentin Bundy, Pleasantville [PR 53.96]

Pole Vault
*Nico Morales, Delsea [PR 15-6]
*Marco Morales, Delsea [PR 15-0]

Long Jump
Jabari Higgs, Haddon Heights [PR 22-7 3/4]

Discus
*John Purvis, Winslow Twp. [PR 166-0]
Emmanuel Lewis III, Willingboro [PR 161-5]

GIRLS
3,000-Meter Run

Katy Storti, Bishop Eustace [PR 10:57.95]

400-Meter Hurdles
*Aliya Rae Garozzo, Paul VI [PR 1:01.41]
*Jewel Ash, Eastern [PR 1:01.71]

High Jump
*Tierra Hooker, Timber Creek [PR 5-10]
*Kambi Walker, Paul VI [PR 5-7]

Pole Vault
Lindsey Michie, Northern Burlington [PR 11-6]

Long Jump
***Leah Ellis, Millville [PR 19-3]
Tionna Tobias, Winslow Twp. [PR 19-11 1/2]

Triple Jump
Claudine Smith, Atlantic City [PR 40-1 1/2]

Shot Put
*Cydney Thomas, Haddon Heights [PR 46-1]
Alijah Caul, Sterling [PR 41-8]

Javelin
Brielle Smith, Oakcrest [PR 163-8]
*Kira Parsons, Millville [PR 120-6]
*Mya Pomatto, Egg Harbor Twp. [PR 129-7]

* – junior
** – sophomore
*** – freshman

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